Cardoon

(Cynara) Cynara is the botanical name of two vegetables known as the Globe Artichoke and the Cardoon. The Cardoon is, C. cardunculus, botanically. It's a tender perennial that can grow 6 to 8 feet high. It resembles its cousin, the Globe Artichoke, but the gray-green leaves overlap at the base. The wide, plump, edible stems form loose stalks or hea
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cardoon

[n] - southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots 2. [n] - only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery)
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Cardoon

Car·doon' (kär*dōn') noun [ French cardon . The same word as French cardon thistle, from Latin carduus , cardus , Late Latin cardo . See 3d Card .] (Botany) A large herbaceous plant ( Cynara Cardunculus ) related to the artichoke; -- us
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cardoon

noun only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
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cardoon

Cynara cardunculus noun southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
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Cardoon

• (n.) A large herbaceous plant (Cynara Cardunculus) related to the artichoke; -- used in cookery and as a salad.
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cardoon

(Cynara cardunculus), thistlelike perennial herb of the family Asteraceae, native to southern Europe and North Africa, where it is used as a ...
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Cardoon

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus) is a perennial herb of the family Compositae with a stout, erect, branched stem and numerous spiny lanceolate leaves, which are smooth above and white-felted beneath. The terminal globose flower heads have a fleshy receptacle and blue-violet ligulate florets.
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cardoon

(karh-DOON) - The cardoon is a vegetable that is very popular in France, Italy, and Spain. It resembles a large bunch of wide flat celery and is silvery-gray in color Once the tough outer ribs are removed, cardoon can be boiled, braised, or baked. Cardoon tastes like a cross between an artichoke, celery, and salsify and its season is from midwinte.
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Cardoon

The cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), also called the artichoke thistle, cardone, cardoni, carduni or cardi, is a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae. It is a naturally occurring species that is sometimes considered to include the globe artichoke, and has many cultivated forms. It is native to the western and central Mediterranean region, wher
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Cardoon

A vegetable from the artichoke family that looks like celery. Cardoons may be eaten raw or cooked and served like any vegetable.
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